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US announces troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and Iraq

The House Armed Services Committee has announced a hearing on Afghanistan on November 20

18 Nov 2020 10:38 AM

Peace talks to begin between Taliban, Afghan government 19 years after 9/11 triggered war

The US-backed negotiations come six months later than planned owing to bitter disagreements over a controversial prisoner swap

12 Sep 2020 10:47 AM

Seven killed in police checkpoint attack in Afghan, Government suspects Taliban

The latest bloodshed comes as the Taliban and the Afghan government appear to move closer towards potential peace negotiations

13 Jun 2020 7:20 PM

Bomb explosion in Kabul mosque kills at least 4 people

Violence has spiked in recent weeks in Afghanistan with most of the attacks claimed by the Islamic State group affiliate

12 Jun 2020 8:10 PM

Islamic State kills Afghan journalist, technician in bus blast

Taliban and other Islamist insurgents have repeatedly targeted Afghan journalists, killing 15 in 2018, the worst year yet for Afghan media

31 May 2020 10:03 AM

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Taliban, Afghan president declare three-day ceasefire for Eid

The move came as fighting between the two sides had intensified despite the coronavirus pandemic

24 May 2020 12:56 PM

Afghan mosque attack kills eight worshippers breaking Ramadan fast

Taliban denies responsibility of the attack, saying Afghan security forces are to blame

20 May 2020 1:03 PM

Afghan says India one of biggest donors in reconstruction efforts

Authorities reject Taliban's statement that India has been playing a negative role in Afghan for the past 40 years

18 May 2020 1:54 PM

US blames Islamic State on Kabul maternity hospital attack

Afghan president orders military to switch to “offensive mode” against the Taliban following the hospital attack and another suicide bombing

15 May 2020 12:18 PM

End to terrorist safe heavens key for Afghan peace: India to US

India currently has extremely close ties with Afghanistan under president Ghani

08 May 2020 12:11 PM

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Four killed as gunmen attack Sikhs gathered at a Gurdwara in Afghanistan

The sikhs are a religious minority in Afghanistan

25 Mar 2020 11:19 AM

Pakistan's Aurat march: Stones, shoes hurled at women marchers

Following last year’s event, organisers said they faced a backlash including murder and rape threats

09 Mar 2020 3:53 PM

A long way lies ahead for peace in Afghanistan

Roughly, 3,500 American and allied troops have been killed in a war costing trillions of dollars.

22 Feb 2020 3:14 AM

Afghanistan: 8 policemen killed in Taliban attack in Balkh

A group of Taliban terrorists attacked and seized control of a police checkpoint on the Mazari Sharif -- Sheberghan highway.

01 Jan 2020 2:56 PM

US resumes talks with Taliban in Doha: US source

During a surprise visit to a US military base in Afghanistan last week, Trump said the Taliban 'wants to make a deal.'

07 Dec 2019 3:17 PM

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Kowtowing to US, India at losing end in Afghan

New Delhi’s considerable economic assistance has been seen by Afghans as being selfless.

03 Dec 2019 4:25 AM

Trump on surprise Thanksgiving visit in Afghan, says ‘talks with Taliban resumed’

The President referred to his September announcement to abruptly withdraw from peace talks after the Taliban killed a US soldier.

29 Nov 2019 9:38 AM

Taliban release two Western hostages in Afghanistan

There was no immediate comment from the US embassy in Afghanistan.

19 Nov 2019 5:13 PM

14 Taliban terrorists killed in Afghan airstrike

The statement further said that the slain terrorists have been involved in a series of anti-government activities.

19 Nov 2019 4:33 PM

Afghan official: Kabul to probe Pakistan security complaint

Afghanistan and Pak have an uneasy relationship, with Kabul blaming Islamabad for supporting the Taliban in the country's protracted war.

04 Nov 2019 1:21 PM

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